K-Drama Dokkaebi Shooting Places in Seoul - Best K-Drama Tour

K-Drama Dokkaebi shooting locations

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God is a South Korean television series starring Gong Yoo, Kim Go-eun, Lee Dong-wook, Yoo In-na, and Yook Sung-jae. It aired on cable network tvN every Friday and Saturday at 20:00 starting December 2, 2016, until January 21, 2017. Its final episode recorded an 18.68% nationwide audience share making it the second highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history, behind Reply 1988

Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) is an immortal goblin (Dokkaebi) and protector of souls. He lives with an amnesiac grim reaper (Jeoseung-saja) (Lee Dong-wook). who is in charge of taking deceased souls. Together, they see the dead off into the afterlife. One day Kim Shin meets a girl, Ji Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun), who has a special ability to see ghosts and is destined to be his bride and return him to ashes.

Dokkaebi Day Tour

K-Drama ‘Dokkaebi‘ Filming Locations

K-Drama Dokkebi Tour
K-Drama Dokkebi Tour

Gong Yoo and Kim Go-eun’s first meet / Stonewall Walkway

It is a beautiful stonewall path between Duksung Girls’ High School and Pungmun Girls’ High School.

K-Drama Dokkebi Tour
K-Drama Dokkebi Tour

Kim Go-eun sees Gong Yoo’s sword on his chest / Gong Yoo’s House

Gong Yoo and Lee Dong-wook live together in this house, it’s Unhyeongung Western House.

One of the amazing things about Seoul is that some of the most interesting historical sites are right in the middle of the business districts. Located near the Jongno Police Station and the Japanese Cultural Center, Unhyeongung Royal Residence is one such site. 

Unhyeongung Royal Residence was the home of young Gojong, who later became Emperor during the Joseon Dynasty. Under order of Queen Mother Jo, Unhyeongung was renovated into a grand, palace-like house with four gates. Gojong’s father, Yi Haeung, or better known as Heungseon Daewongun, continued to live at Unhyeongung for most of his life. Damaged during the Japanese colonial period and the Korean War, the Unhyeongung Royal Residence seen today is a much smaller version of the majestic structure that it used to be.

Operating Hours
Summer season (April-October) 10:00-18:00
Winter season (November-March) 10:00-17:00
* Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

Admission Fees
Free admission

Note: Actual shooting place is located in near Duksung Women’s University, we suggest you to enter Duksung Women’s University main gate for it. 

K-Drama Dokkebi Tour
K-Drama Dokkebi Tour

Kim Go-eun’s High School Background / Soul Jungang High School 

Seoul Jungang high school is ehe high school background where Kim Go-eun goes. 

Jungang High School is located in Jong-ro near Samcheongdong-gil. It was built to educate the public at the beginning of the 20th century. The school’s main building was reconstructed in 1937 after the original two-story brick house was destroyed in 1934. The main building situated in front of the main gate is a two-story H-shaped granite stone building in Gothic style, with a four-story tower in the middle.

The school holds historical significance because it was designed by Park Dong Jin, one of Korea’s first modern architects and the designer of Korea University’s main building and library and the Chosun Ilbo Newspaper Company building. Jungang High School is designated as Historic Site No. 281. Many national leaders were educated at the gothic building during the grim period when Korea was trying to escape Japanese colonial rule.

K-Drama Dokkebi Tour
K-Drama Dokkebi Tour

Kim Go-eun’s part-time job background / BBQ Olive Chicken Cafe Daechung branch.

687-2 Ilwon-dong, Gangnam District, Seoul, Korea
Operating Hours: 11.30am – 2am daily
Tel: +82 02-3411-5949

K-Drama Dokkebi Tour
K-Drama Dokkebi Tour

Lee Dong-wook, Yoo In-na and Yook Sung-jae / dal.komm coffee Balsan station branch

Exit Nr. 1 Balsan station


About the author

HaB Korea 해브코리아 We are tourism people, we are going to make you happy in Korea! It's your trip, HaB it your way.
Subscribe to Magazine HaB Korea via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to our online Magazine HaB Korea and receive updates on the latest articles, events and special offers!

Thank you for subscribing. Please check your email and confirm your subscription.

Something went wrong.